2021 Virtual Maple Meeting

January 23, 2021
8:45 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Free virtual zoom event

The Michigan Maple Association Winter meeting is now virtual. Below you will find a draft agenda. Six presentations from experts in the fields of maple syrup and value added products, estate planning, specialty crop lending, and transitioning to organic certifications.

Draft Agenda

8:45 a.m.           Welcome and instructions
9:00 a.m.           Farm Estate Planning in relation to maple operations 
10:15 a.m.         Specialty crop lending: understanding the process
11:30 a.m.         Small RO systems: The good and the Bad of DIY project ROs
Noon                Lunch on your own
1:00 p.m.           Sugarbush Management
2:15 p.m.           Invert Levels in Maple Syrup: What it is and How it Affects Value Added Maple Products
3:30 p.m.           Organic Certification: What is it all About 
4:30 p.m.           Wrap up and Sign off 


Michigan State University is committed to providing equal opportunity for participation in all programs, services and activities. Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting the event contact two weeks prior to the start of the event. Requests received after this date will be honored whenever possible.

Contact Information

For information, contact Jesse Randall at 906-786-1575 or by email at randal35@msu.edu.